General: A strong work ethic allowed him to develop into one of the nation's top big men ... An excellent athlete, Frye gave the Cats a strong inside presence as he finished his career ranked second on the Arizona and Pac-10 career blocked shot list with 258 ... Great hands and a solid mid-range jumper ... Registered 93 double-figure-point and 35 double-figure-rebound games in his four-year career ... Averaged 14.3 points and 9.6 rebounds in 12 career NCAA Tournament games ... A starter in 119 of 133 career games played.
2004-05 (Senior): Received the University of Arizona's Sapphire Award, which is given to the outstanding senior male student-athlete ... Named 2004-05 male winner of the Pacific-10 Conference Sportsmanship Award, which is given to the league student-athlete (covering all sports) who best exemplifies the characteristics of good sportsmanship and is voted by the Pac-10 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Named Arizona's co-Most Valuable Player and co-captain in a vote by his teammates ... Tallied 1,062 points (15.6 ppg) over his final two seasons ... Finished his career with eight double-doubles in 12 NCAA Tournament appearances ... Named to the NCAA all-Chicago Regional team after averaging 19.5 points and 11.0 rebounds and 4.5 blocks, while shooting 69.2 percent (18-of-26) from the floor in the two games ... A Basketball Times second team All-American ... Named to the all-Pac-10 Tournament team after averaging 17.7 points and 5.7 rebounds to go with a 76.7 (23-of-30) field goal percentage in the three games ... A first team USBWA all-District 9 pick ... A first team all-Pac-10 selection ... A first team NABC all-District 15 selection ... Selected to the midseason Naismith Player of the Year Award watch list ... A finalist for the College Basketball Award of Excellence ... A 2004-05 Playboy preseason All-American ... Included on both the John R. Wooden and Naismith Player of the Year Award preseason watch lists ... Ranks second in Arizona and Pac-10 history with 258 career blocked shots ... Averaged 18.1 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.0 blocks over his last 10 games, while shooting 69.7 percent from the floor (76-of-109) ... Posted game-high totals of 24 points (11-of-14 FG), 12 rebounds and six blocks in NCAA Chicago Regional final vs. Illinois on 3/26 in 44 minutes played ... Collected 15 points, including two key FGs in the last three minutes, 10 rebounds, four assists and three blocks in 40 minutes vs. Oklahoma State on 3/24 ... Snapped a string of 25 consecutive games in double figures with six points vs. UAB in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on 3/19, but added seven boards and three blocks ... Posted his seventh double-double of the season, and the sixth one in NCAA Tournament play, with 17 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots on 3/17 vs. Utah State in NCAA Tournament first round ... Tallied 14 points, six rebounds and two blocks in Pac-10 Tournament championship game vs. Washington on 3/12 ... Hit 7-of-8 FGs and finished with 17 points, seven rebounds and two steals on 3/11 vs. Oregon State ... Hit 10-of-11 FGs to finish with 22 points, four rebounds and two blocks on 3/10 vs. California in Pac-10 Tournament quarterfinal ... Tallied 10 points, nine rebounds, three assists and three steals on 3/5 at Arizona State ... Set a new career high with 30 points on 13-of-15 shooting to go with five boards and three assists on 2/26 at Washington ... Equaled a career high with 26 points (11-of-13 FGs) to go with eight boards, four blocks and two steals at Washington State on 2/24 ... Posted a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds (sixth double-double of the year/27th career) to go with four assists on 2/20 vs. Oregon State ... Collected a career-high seven blocks (tied for third-best single-game total in UA history) vs. Oregon on 2/17 to go with 19 points and five boards ... Finished in double figures for the 16th straight game to go with three blocks at UCLA on 2/12 ... Equaled a season high with four blocks on 2/10 at USC to go with 14 points (7-of-9 FG) and seven boards ... Proved to be a force against Stanford on 2/5 with 15 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots ... Posted game-high totals of 20 points and seven rebounds vs. California on 2/3 ... Tallied 11 points and two blocks on 1/29 vs. Washington State ... Scored 14 of his 18 (5-of-7 FG) points in the second half to go with two assists and two blocks on 1/27 vs. Washington ... Hit a career-high 10-of-12 FTs en route to 20 points and seven rebounds at Oregon State on 1/22 ... Swatted a season-high four shots in the first half at Oregon on 1/20 and finished with 17 points (8-of-12 FG) and seven rebounds ... Scored 15 first-half points on 1/15 vs. UCLA and finished with five boards and two assists ... Had a streak of three consecutive 20-point games end on 1/13 vs. USC when he finished with 12 points, five rebounds and two blocks ... Grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds to go with 20 points, three assists and two blocks on 1/8 at Stanford ... Scored 20 points for the second straight game to go with eight boards and three blocks on 1/6 at California ... Tallied a season-high 21 points (7-of-13 FG) to go with six boards and two assists vs. Arizona State on 1/2 ... Earned Fiesta Bowl Classic MVP honors after totaling 13 points, eight boards, three assists and two steals on 12/30 ... Hit 7-of-11 FG attempts to finish with a game-high 16 points and a career-high four steals vs. Eastern Washington on 12/28 ... Collected his third double-double of the season (24th career) with 18 points (7-of-10 FG) and 11 rebounds on 12/21 vs. Manhattan ... Notched his 28th career double-figure rebound game with 11 on 12/18 at Marquette ... Scored a season high 19 points (7-of-12 FG) to go with nine rebounds and a season-high three blocks on 12/11 vs. Utah ... Earned Wooden Classic Player-of-the-Game honors with 18 points and a career-high 16 rebounds (a Wooden Classic record) on 12/5 vs. Mississippi State ... Hit 6-of-6 free throws to finish with 12 points and three assists on 11/30 vs. Wyoming ... Finished with eight points, three rebounds and two blocks on 11/26 vs. Wake Forest ... Grabbed 10 of his season-high 13 rebounds in the second half of 61-60 win over Michigan on 11/24 to offset 2-of-14 shooting ... Posted his first double-double of the season (22 career) with game-high totals of 17 points and 11 rebounds on 11/21 at Virginia ... Tallied 13 points, three rebounds, two assists and two blocks on 11/18 vs. Wright State ... Struggled from the floor (3-of-12), but passed out a career-high seven assists to go with 10 boards on 11/16 vs. San Diego.
2002-03 (Sophomore): An honorable mention all-Pac-10 selection ... Team leader with 60 blocks (2nd in Pac-10) and a 56.9 FG percentage (3rd in Pac-10/29th nationally), and double-doubles (9) ... Shot 57.6 percent over his last 24 games (136-of-236) ... Averaged 13.5 points and 10.3 rebounds in four NCAA Tournament games ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week on Feb. 27 following win over Arizona State ... Named Arizona most improved player in a vote of his teammates ... Totaled six points and five rebounds on 3/29 vs. Kansas in West Regional final ... Posted his third consecutive double-double in the NCAA Tournament with 14 points and 12 rebounds vs. Notre Dame on 3/27 in West Regional semifinal ... Recorded team-high totals of 22 points and 12 rebounds to go with two blocks and two steals on 3/22 vs. Gonzaga ... Posted 12 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks on 3/20 vs. Vermont ... Registered 23 points, nine rebounds and two assists on 3/13 vs. UCLA ... Recorded 13 points, eight boards and a season-high three assists vs. Oregon on 3/8 ... Hit 10-of-14 FGs en route to 24 points and 10 rebounds (sixth double-double) on 3/6 vs. Oregon State ... Tallied seven points, six rebounds and two blocks in Pac-10 title clinching win at Stanford on 3/1 ... Tallied 15 points, five rebounds and two assists at California on 2/27 ... Posted his second consecutive double-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks on 2/22 at Arizona State ... Set a new career high with 25 points on 11-of-13 shooting to go with a season-high 14 boards and two steals on 2/15 vs. USC ... Equaled a season-high with two assists to go with eight points, six boards and three blocks on 2/13 vs. UCLA ... Tallied 15 points, four boards and three blocks on 2/8 at Washington State ... Posted his second consecutive double-double (ninth career) with 24 points and 12 rebounds at Washington on 2/6 ... Recorded his second double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds on 2/1 vs. California ... Posted three blocks and seven boards on 1/30 vs. Stanford, but hit just 4-of-10 FG attempts ... Grabbed a team-high eight rebounds on 1/25 at Kansas ... Collected at least 10 points and six boards for the sixth straight game on 1/22 vs. Arizona State with 13 points and seven rebounds ... Posted totals of 12 points, six rebounds and two steals on 1/18 at UCLA ... Poured in a season-high 14 points to go with seven boards and three blocks at USC on 1/16 ... Collected 10 points, seven boards and three blocks on 1/11 vs. Washington ... Posted first double-double of the season (11 pts./14 reb.) to go with season-high five blocks on 1/9 vs. Washington State ... Hit all five FG attempts at Oregon State on 1/4 to finish with 11 points and seven rebounds ... Collected six points and five rebounds on 1/2 at Oregon ... Tallied nine points and seven rebounds on 12/30 vs. Boston University ... Equaled season highs with 12 points and nine rebounds on 12/28 vs. Davidson ... Scored nine of his 11 points and grabbed all five of his rebounds in the second half on 12/21 at Louisiana State ... Failed to score a field goal (0-4) for just the second time in his career on 12/15 vs. Texas, finishing with one point and three rebounds ... Registered eight points, four boards and two blocks on 12/7 at San Diego State ... Tallied 11 points, nine boards and two blocks on 12/3 vs. Saint Louis ... Hit 5-of-6 FGs vs. Northern Arizona on 11/27 to go with four rebounds, two assists, three blocks and two steals ... Opened the year with 10 points (5-7 FG) and nine boards in the win over Western Kentucky on 11/23.
Summer 2002: Averaged team-high totals of 19.2 points and 11.9 rebounds per game on Arizona's 10-game tour of Australia ... Posted eight double-doubles on the tour, including three games with 15 or more boards ... Also led the team in FG percentage (.561), offensive rebounds (47) and blocked shots (27), while shooting 83.7 percent from the line ... Scheduled to travel to Turkey and Italy with NYC Hoops later this summer.
2001-02 (Freshman): A key contributor in 2001-02 who started 25 of 34 games ... Worked his way into the starting lineup by late December and stayed there for the rest of the season ... Selected to the Pac-10 all-Freshman team ... Team leader with 50 blocks and collected five blocks in a game three times this year ...Led the Pac-10 with a .595 FG percentage (.605 in Pac-10 play), and was the only UA player to shoot better than 50 percent from the floor ... Also shot .727 from the free throw line ... Arizona's No. 2 scorer (14.3 ppg) and rebounder (7.7 rpg) inn three NCAA Tournament games ... Ranked 14th in the Pac-10 in rebounding (6.3), fifth in blocked shots (1.47) and ninth in offensive rebounds (2.38) ... Had string of 17 consecutive shots made (covering four games) come to an end at Arizona State On Jan. 23 ... Shot 80-of-128 (.625) from the field in his last 21 games ... Averaged 18 points, 12.5 rebounds and 38.0 minutes in the two-game Oregon trip Dec. 20-22, including a career-best 18-point, 16-rebound performance at Oregon State ... Named to the Fiesta Bowl Classic All-Tournament team ... Hit all four shots from the floor and added five rebounds and two blocks on 3/21 vs. Oklahoma in the West Regional Semifinal ... Was outstanding on both ends of the floor vs. Wyoming in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on 3/16, scoring 18 points (6-of-10 FG) and adding 11 rebounds (6th double-double of the year) and five blocked shots ... Tallied 16 points and nine rebounds in his NCAA Tournament debut on 3/14 vs. UCSB ... Scored just two points and grabbed seven boards vs. USC in the Pac-10 Tournament championship game on 3/9, but assisted on the defensive effort against Sam Clancy, limiting him to 12 points and five boards (seven points and four boards less than his season averages) ... Collected five points, two boards, an assist and a steal on 2/28 vs. Stanford ... Hit 2-of-6 shots from the floor and grabbed just one rebound on 2/20 vs. Arizona State ... Tallied five points and a block at USC on 2/16 ... Scored five points and added eight rebounds at UCLA on 2/14 ... Struggled from the field (3-of-12), but grabbed 10 rebounds on 2/9 vs. Washington State ... Posted his fifth double-double of the year with 16 points (6-of-9 FG) and 10 rebounds on 2/7 vs. Washington ... Connected on 10-of-13 FGs, including one that gave UA the lead for good, to finish with a career-high 22 points and 10 rebounds in the win at Stanford on 2/2 ... Totaled five points, two assists and two blocks at California on 1/31 ... Hit 8-of-14 shots, and added a team-high nine rebounds and two blocks on 1/26 vs. Connecticut ... Played just 19 minutes due to foul trouble and tallied six points (2-5 FG) and four rebounds on 1/23 at Arizona State ... Went 6-of-6 from the floor en route to a team-high 19 points and eight boards vs. UCLA on 1/19 ... Tallied 10 points (4-of-4 FGs), four boards and an assist on 1/17 vs. USC ... Hit 5-of-5 shots from the floor and added three assists (career high) and three steals on 1/12 at Washington ... Tallied 10 points, six rebounds and two blocked shots on 1/10 at Washington State ... Posted his third double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds in the come-from-behind win over Oregon State on 1/6 ... Totaled eight points and eight rebounds vs. Oregon on 1/4 ... Posted his third double-figure rebounding game with 10 boards vs. Valparaiso on 12/30 ... Collected his second double-double in three games with an 18-point, 10-rebound, five-block effort vs. Pepperdine on 12/28 ... Hit 7-of-11 FGs en route to 18 points and nine rebounds on 12/22 at Oregon ... Exploded for 18 points and 16 rebounds (first career double-double) in the 76-73 win at Oregon State on 12/20, where he totaled 16 of the team's 29 rebounds in the game ... Tallied five points, six rebounds and a season-high five blocks (four in one sequence) at Michigan State on 12/15 ... Hit a career-best 4-of-5 FGs to finish with eight points and six rebounds vs. Purdue on 12/8 ... Made his first career start in front of the home folks in Phoenix vs. Illinois on 12/4, but was limited to just seven minutes of action due to foul trouble ... Hit 2-of-3 FGs and added two steals vs. Kansas on 12/1 ... Limited the No. 23 Texas frontline to just 7-of-26 shooting in the come-from-behind road win on 11/17 ... Hit both FG attempts and added four rebounds, two assists and two blocks in the win over No. 5 Florida on 11/9 ... Gave the team a lift off the bench in the win over No. 2 Maryland on 11/8 with four points, four boards, two assists and two steals.
High School: Rated as the No. 98 recruit in the nation by Hoop Scoop and the No. 13 center in the country by Fast Break Recruiting Service ... Another in the long line of Arizona prep standouts to enter the Wildcat program ... Led St. Mary's High School to the 2001 Class 5A state championship with a 30-3 record ... Averaged 22.0 points, 15.0 rebounds, 6.0 blocks and 3.0 assists per game as a senior ... St. Mary's won the Desert Valley Conference title with a 10-0 record ... Named Player of the Year by the Arizona Republic ... Was the Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year ... A fourth-team Parade All-America ... A McDonald's All-America nominee ... As a junior, Frye averaged 15.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 9.0 blocks and 6.0 assists per game for coach David Lopez at St. Mary's. He led the team to a 26-7 record in 2000, a berth in the Class 5A state tournament semifinals and a No. 19 national ranking by USA Today ... He was a Street & Smith's High Honorable Mention All-America pick and an all-metro Phoenix selection ... He earned MVP honors at the Arizona Preps Fall Showcase and attended the Nike All-America camp ... A member of the St. Mary's Lettermen's Club and was very active in its community service program.
Total 3-Point Rebounds
Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg
2001-02 34-25 814/23.9 122-205 .595 0-0 .000 80-110 .727 81-133 214 6.3 99-4 25 47 50 16 324/9.5
2002-03 32-27 814/25.4 165-290 .569 0-1 .000 73-110 .664 95-162 257 8.0 87-1 23 31 60 18 403/12.6
2003-04 30-30 910/30.3 193-352 .548 3-5 .600 89-113 .788 89-133 222 7.4 89-4 56 49 63 17 478/15.9
2004-05 37-37 1148/31.0 227-410 .554 3-17 .176 127-153 .830 104-178 282 7.6 95-0 71 64 85 35 584/15.8
TOTAL 133-119 3686/27.7 707-1257 .562 6-23 .261 369-486 .759 369-606 975 7.3 370-9 175 191 258 86 1789/13.5